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FOX News
Aug 16, 2013 6:00am PDT
guest has a lot of questions too. republican senator david vitter out of louisiana. >> good morning, good to be with you. bill: and you as well. we've been on the story for two weeks. what is your take on it? >> sadly this is what america hates most about washington. washington passes law and exempts itself. this is the same thing all over again. you know obamacare is broken. it's a big problem. great, washington fixes it for washington. wait a minute, what about fixing it for america and in meantime, treating washington, every member of congress all staff, president, vice president, all of their appointees exactly as same as middle america? bill: that is a great question. you written letters to the president and pelosi and reid and boehner and mcconnell. >> right. bill: part of your letter says this on screen for the viewers this is just one sentence. >> sure. bill: this bailout was pulled out of thin air under intense and sadly bipartisan political pressure. you're a republican. are you saying democrats and republicans were on board with the subsidy cut? >> some of them, absolutel
FOX News
Aug 5, 2013 6:00am PDT
ann: a serious situation in louisiana this morning, a train carrying toxic materials derails, and now a small community is under a mandatory evacuation order. laura ingle joins us live now with the latest. good morning, laura. where do we stand with the clean-up efforts? >> reporter: good morning. residents are being kept away from the scene as emergency workers assess the situation. now, this train derailed sunday afternoon near the small community of latell about 60 miles west of baton rouge. fox is told there are several cars they are concerned about. one of the cars in this 27-car derailment was leaking sodium hydroxide, that can cause injuries or death if it touches the skin. another car was leaking lube oil, and a third car was leaking a flammable liquid. all of those leaks have been plugged up, and small air pollution detectors have not picked anything up there. there are also three cars that did not leak but need to have the contents carefully extracted which union pacific teams hope to finish up later tonight. patti ann: laura, any injuries? >> reporter: one passer by was tak
FOX News
Aug 14, 2013 6:00am PDT
ending to a hostage standoff in louisiana. a 20-year-old gunman shot dead. police say the gunman was planning this for a long time. >> he was mad at people that he said were mean to him, that he had voices in his head. and we are certainly going to pray he can really hard that they keep breathing. sad moment for these families. i bleach their faith and our faith in god we are going pray hard these individuals can make it. >> we are a small community, and everyone knows everyone. bill: the condition of the two injured hostages not known at this time. police say it is not known why the 20-year-old targeted that particular bank. martha: the federal government slammed the brakes on the planned merger between u.s. airways and american airlines parent company. the zwru -- the justice departmt claims the deal would hurt consumers. when watched the continental-united merger. now this one looks like it may be on the ropes. >> reporter: it's curious timing. a lot of people thought this would go through because you have got to big airlines. there have been a bunch of big mergers and the air
FOX News
Aug 8, 2013 6:00am PDT
. >> clear just to get his reaction on it. one republican member of the senate, david vitter, from louisiana, coming out on the record saying congress should not being exempt. at least one is fighting for this. rest of the republicans i know they're in recess, where are they on this issue? points to a bigger problem, bill and doug. doug may agree of me on this. the most destructive division in the united states is not between republicans and democrats or conservative and liberals. it is between the ruling elites and the rest of us. between the ruling elite and regular folks. because the rest of us are getting screwed every day. exactly. bill: people are losing faith in the institution of government and this is a case in point. if you like your insurance you can keep your insurance, unless you're a member about congress and you can do whatever you want, doug. >> that is absolutely the case and monica couldn't be more correct. bottom line, the average working american is struggling. he or she doesn't have a chance to opt out of laws to get special exemptions. and that's why resentment against
FOX News
Aug 9, 2013 6:00am PDT
, an area of high pressure remains in place over parts of louisiana and texas and southern parts of arkansas. north of the system we have moisture riding up along it producing showers and thunderstorms. forecast next day and couple days for heavy rain to continue out over those states, patti ann. patti ann: maria molina in the fox extreme weather center. thank you. bill: have to figure that storm will go on for some time too. it covered a big part of the country. a lost folks got dumped on this past week. >>> president set to face reporters in a wide-ranging news conference before he sets out on vacation. we'll talk to chris wallace. what would he ask the president? plus what would you ask from home? tweet me your questions @billhemmer. we'll read a few of those after the break. get a cued up for wallace. patti ann: oh, yeah. the fight to save hundreds of homes from a raging wildfire. where firefighters fear that blaze could spread to next. we're live on the scene. lecoca-cola is partneringg. with nashville parent and charlotte parent magazines, along with the mayors of those cities, in the
FOX News
Aug 23, 2013 6:00am PDT
sinkhole in the louisiana just swallowing up the trees and the land in a matter of seconds. look. >> oh, that is a big hole. just gone. authorities say it is 25-acres across. likely hundreds of feet deep in some spots. and it is just been getting bigger and bigger. joining us now is the man who shot the incredible video. john beaudreau, assumption parish-offs of homeland security and director of emergency preparedness there. first of all this is apparently being blamed on salt mining. explain what caused it. >> it is a right adjacent to a salt dome where there's solution mining activities goes on the salt dome and this is caused due to a failed cavern to the salt outer wall. which is disturbed the, it is as much as 5,000 feet deep and has created the sinkhole. gregg: yeah. how did you know you weren't going to get swallowed up in this thing? it is so huge? >> well, this is, happened before. i observed this before and, was familiar with what was going to happen. so, this is just a, the first time we actually captured it on video but i have seen this before. so, i was quite confident on w
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